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Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 4

Part 4: Healthcare is an exercise in economics, even if a doctor charges you nothing for services. Understanding basic economics is key to understanding healthcare.
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America’s Love Affair with Corporate Welfare

Corporate welfare is one government activity that is hated by both Conservatives and Liberals. But they might secretly be in love with the system.
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Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 3

Part 3: One reader insists that excessive CEO salaries play a major role in healthcare costs. Let's see if that's true.
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Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 2

Part 2: The term "healthcare" covers a wide range of medical and non-medical public policy issues. And that's part of the problem.
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much

Part 1: Why does healthcare cost so much in the United States? Over the next several articles, we'll look into the various causes and trends in medical pricing.
It's Not All Bad News

Today’s Breaking News: It’s Not All Bad News

Here in the twenty-first century, "news" means "bad news." But a fair reading of events sometimes turns bad news into ordinary news.
Johnny Carson

Review: Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson, one of America's most beloved personalities, and one of its most tortured souls.
The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

America's founders believed that natural rights and legal protections enjoyed by England applied to America. They might be horrified to see them at threat in Turkey.
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VSM: Tricks with Goto in Visual Basic and C#

Goto has a poor reputation in many programming languages, but it doesn't help when Visual Basic and C# don't agree on its use.